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As a well-established name in the demolition industry, we strive for excellence and quality. We are committed to providing highly professional services alongside delivering each of our contracts in the safest possible manner. We have also been recognised with a number of national and international awards, a testament to our ethos.


In constantly striving for excellence, AR has been nominated for and won numerous awards in: Health Safety and Wellbeing, Environmental, Innovation, Project Delivery and Demolition best practice. 

CN Specialists Awards 2022 Finalists for Seven CN Specialists Awards

We have been shortlisted for all seven of the Construction News Specialists Awards we entered:
• Demolition Specialist of the Year
• Specialist Contractor of the Year 
• Innovation of the Year
• Health, Safety & Wellbeing Excellence
• Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor
• Outstanding Contribution to Specialist Construction
• Training Excellence

CN Specialist Awards Winners 2019 Demolition Contractor and Health Safety & Well-being

Judges Comments 

Health Safety and Wellbeing 

 "AR Demolition is driven by safety first and foremost, and this is apparent from the very top. It has become second nature to the firm."

Demolition Specialist of the Year

"AR Demonstrated a brilliant understanding of the circular economy and are actively putting in place steps to make it a reality"

Training Excellence Highly Commended 





CN Specialist Awards - for Health, Safety & Wellbeing Excellence and Demolition Specialist of the Year. Winners 2017

Our achievements at the Construction News Specialists Awards finals reinforced our culture of safety and innovation. Our debris-protection frame and a concrete-panel support frame, introduced to ensure the safety of onsite workers and members of the public, was highlighted by the judges as a stand-out feature of our drive to continually improve the well-being of people on and off site.

We are twice recognised winners of Construction News’ Specialist Awards for our commitment to training and industry best practices.

World Demolition Awards - for Safety & Training Winners 2016

We are proud to be 4-time winners of the World Demolition Awards, for our dedication to safer demolition practices.

The World Demolition Awards in Miami, previously held in Amsterdam, saw the most prominent figures in the industry come together to discuss and celebrate demolition best practice.  

The AR Demolition team was delighted to receive the Safety & Training award for the second time, a huge accolade and testament to our work. We are delighted to be judged on the world stage as industry leaders for our commitment and investment in health, safety, and training.

AR Demolition is proud to be investing in the future. We actively seek apprentices on an annual basis to address the industry’s skill gap and encourage the promotion of demolition as a reputable career choice.

World Demolition Awards - for Recycling and Enviroment Winners 2015

Latest News

Added 10/05/2022

Major Investment by AR in Vehicles, Plant and Yard Facilities

Innovative East Midlands-based contractor AR has announced significant investment in new vehicles and maintenance premises whilst celebrating its 15th anniversary.

The business, recently taken into new shared ownership, has invested more than £2.6 million in new plant including a new 34m high reach KMC and HGV fleet additions, alongside new facilities at its home in Carlton near Market Bosworth, Leicestershire.

The expanded premises will be used for plant and vehicle workshop, fabrication and engineering, as well as welfare for the 12 staff based at the new facilities.They will also be the basis for AR’s haulage activities.

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Added 14/10/2019

Willmott Dixon Partner Awards -

AR Demolition Ltd were thrilled to receive Highly Commended in the 'All Safe' category at the Midlands Willmott Dixon Partner Awards 
Michael Henderson, Director, was there to receive the award on the 3rd of October 2019 at Birmingham Town Hall. 

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Added 26/06/2019

Institute of Demolition Engineers Vice President

In November 2018 Richard Dolman became the IDE Vice President 
"I want to use my new position to help address the skills shortage, inspire a new generation of demolition engineers, to promote ideals throughout our connected sectors and promote safer ways of working in our industry."

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